Lesbians and lesbian families : reflections on theory and practice /

Lesbians and lesbian families : reflections on theory and practice / Lesbians & lesbian families edited by Joan Laird. - New York : Columbia University Press, c1999. - ix, 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Brief bio-bibliographical notes on contributors: p. [345]-347.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Unconsciousness-raising: hidden dimensions of heterosexism in theory and practice with lesbians / Ascribing master status to lesbians: clinical echoes of identity dilemmas / Gender and sexuality in lesbian relationships: feminist and constructionist perspectives / The long road to equality: lesbians and social policy / A struggle for language: patterns of self-disclosure in lesbian couples / Therapy with a lesbian couple: the art of balancing lenses / Object relations couples therapy with lesbians / Lesbian co-parenting: on being/being with the invisible (m)other / Lesbian parents: understanding developmental pathways / The family lives of lesbian mothers / Voices from the heart: the developmental impact of a mother's lesbianism on her adolescent children / A relational perspective on mutuality and boundaries in clinical practice with lesbians / Resilience in lesbians: an exploratory study / The application of control mastery theory in clinical practice with lesbians / Elaine Spaulding -- Susan Donner -- Joan Laird -- Ann Hartman -- Tara Healy -- Kathryn Karusaitis Basham -- Carol Sussal -- Cheryl Muzio -- Betty Morningstar -- Laura Lott-Whitehead and Carol T. Tully -- Ann O'Connell -- Carolyn Dillon -- Sandra Anderson and Barbara Sussex -- Jo Nol.

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Lesbians--United States.
Lesbians--Psychology.--United States
Lesbian couples--United States.
Lesbian mothers--United States.
Family psychotherapy--United States.

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